Vail School District
Job Title: Transportation Dispatcher†††††††
Reports To: Transportation Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Classification:† Level 11
SUMMARY:† Coordinate transportation dispatch functions and programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinate the activities of drivers, vehicles, and monitors.
Assigning routes and vehicles for routine and special events.
Serves as a liaison between schools and the drivers.
Communicates with mechanics regarding repair and maintenance of vehicles.
Maintains daily logs, records of activities, and hours worked.
Enters bus referrals into the database.
Maintains a database of students needing special transportation.
Primary contact for all transportation accidents or incidents.
Operates a two-way radio to stay in contact with drivers, schools, and supervisors.
Prepares daily schedules.
Assumes the duties of the Transportation Supervisor in the absence of the Supervisor, Bus Router or Training Coordinator.
Drives routes when needed.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities except as stated above.
QUALIFICATIONS† To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have current or previous bus driving experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.† Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.† Ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.† Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.† Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Current First Aid and CPR certificates.
Current Arizona Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and an Arizona Bus Driverís Certificate.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS† The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.† The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.† The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.† Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT† The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate